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Encouraging a love of literature

English at Prep School

Our English Department seeks to promote intellectual curiosity and a love of literature and reading. It also encourages a critical awareness of non-literary texts and the media, and helps to promote the practice of reflection.

Up to the end of Year 6 (11 year olds), the National Curriculum is used with internal assessments in May. Children are taught grammar, spelling, drafting, proof-reading, poetry writing and presentation of work. ICT is used to complement the work done in the classroom.

The LeRoy Library plays a vital part in the development of English across the School and regular events, such as Book Week, theatre visits, the annual Verse Speaking competition and visiting authors all enrich the English provision.

To find out more about English at Monkton Senior, please click here.

Next Steps…

To arrange a visit, or for any other enquiries regarding admissions at the Senior School, please contact our Head of Admissions, Mrs Carole Heritage on 01225 721 133

To arrange a visit, or any other enquiries at the Pre-Prep and Prep please contact our Deputy Heads of Admissions Nicky Davis or Katie Hiscott on 01225 831 238.

Give us a call:

Tel: +44 (0)1225 721 133

Or send us an email: for Senior School enquiries for Pre-Prep and Prep enquiries

Alternatively, to request a prospectus, please use our online form:

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